Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 479325
libmilter.a missing -fPIC for x86_64
Last modified: 2009-01-20 13:54:52 EST
Description of problem:
libmilter.a missing -fPIC compile flag for x86_64 (i386 has it)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Why does a static library need -fPIC ? Because it is commonly linked with dynamically loaded modules. There is a project to provide a dynamic libmilter.so - but in the meantime, libmilter.a need to be statically linkable with dynamic modules.
sendmail-8.14.3-4.fc11 now has shared libmilter. The pymilter package seems to build fine, it just needs to remove -lsmutil from the linking command.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 309281 ***